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The Worst Kind Of Betrayal

I was reading my shero Brené Brown’s new book Daring Greatly: How The Courage To Be Vulnerable Transforms The Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead when I reached page 51 and my heart stopped in an “OMG…

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Which Ways Are You Brave?

When I started working on my latest book about how fear makes you sick and how courage helps you heal, I had the nerve to tell Matt I was writing the book for fearful people like him. (Note to self: K…

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Are You Brave? Lessons About Fear & Courage From The Colorado Tragedy

Colorado teen Jarell Brooks just wanted to see a movie about superheroes. He didn’t realize, as he entered the fated theater in Aurora to see the latest Batman movie, that he was about to become one. …

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Being Brave vs. Looking Brave

When I was little, I used to think that being brave meant maybe being a little scared. And by scared, I just thought that meant being slightly uncomfortable. Now as I grow in confidence, I'm stronger …

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Happiness Takes Courage

I heard a quote recently that stuck with me. I don't remember the precise wording, but the gist was that one must be courageous to be truly happy.  I couldn't agree more. In my mind, to be genuinel…

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The Courage of Letting Go

Letting go is a real life choice. Not only a path to authentically stay present to the groundless situations that happen in our relationships, it is also a remarkable, courageous surrender to contro…

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Wisdom from Debbie Ford

When my publisher asked me a few years ago what I wanted the topic of my next book to be, I told him that I wanted to write a book about courage and confidence. So many people have come into my semina…

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Gritty Woman

It was a busy Monday, and I was the last one in queue at the bank, waiting to meet the General Manager. She was surrounded by people like me, each of whom in a rush, each of whom she attended with so …

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Wisdom from Guy Laliberté

From Gail Lynne Goodwin: Our inspiration for today is a bit different in that it was written by me from an interview with Cirque du Soleil founder and CEO, Guy Laliberté, while he was at the cosmonaut…

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Accepting The Big Call

"I want to end sexual abuse in America." Two years ago, Oprah interviewed Stacey Anne Lannert (www.healingsisters.org), whose story is both incredibly tragic and deeply inspiring. Oprah asked w…

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